This New York Times bestseller is a powerfully moving story of a man from humble beginnings, who identified a tragic problem and figured out how to address it on a national scale.
KaBOOm! chronicles Darell Hammond's amazing journey from a childhood spent living in a group home in Illinois to becoming the founder and CEO of KaBOOM!, one of the most successful nonprofit organizations in the United States. KaBOOM! has raised almost $200 million, directly built 1,743 playgrounds with a million volunteers, and has touched the lives of countless children and families. More than just a memoir, KaBOOm! is a call to action that will inspire readers by challenging them to rethink traditional notions of community and social change.
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...grab some inspiration from Hammond and boost your community spirit by getting your play on!Read Full Review of KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a ... | See more reviews from Kirkus
Written with passion and commitment, this is a story about the power of an individual to be a force for good in the world.Read Full Review of KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a ...
This book goes beyond children’s play. By reading it, social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders...will get some solid, practical advice about how to grow a social enterprise, adapt programs and operations along the way, and amplify impact.Read Full Review of KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a ...
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